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The method of joint drawing in the practice of teaching drawing to the elementary school children with autism spectrum disorders 2184
Belyalova O.A., teacher, Federal Resource Center of MSUPE, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
While teaching children with autism spectrum disorders how to draw the teacher needs to focus on the fact that each child has creative potential and art activities play important part in the brain development. Often children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder have serious speech impairments, for example, they can talk to parents and family members, but not to classmates and teachers. In that case, one can communicate with a child through drawings, and to access their mood and desires through them. The article describes the method of joint drawing during teaching elementary school children with autism spectrum disorders from the school at the Center for Psychological, Medical and Social Support to Children and Adolescents.